Information about activities, events, and calls for action from the bulletin are listed here.
OCTOBER 26 & 27, 2018
ALL MONIES GENERATED FROM OUR SALE WILL HELP SUPPORT OUR CHURCH, LOCAL AND WORLDWIDE MISSIONS.WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP SUPPORT THIS PROJECT:
1. Fill a bag of gently used clothing and bring it to the Fellowship Hall.
2. Fill a box of knick-knacks, dishes etc. and bring it to the Fellowship Hall.
3. Bake goodies for the sale.*
4. Sign up for the set up on Wednesday, October 24 after 2 p.m. or Thursday, October 25 from 9 a.m. to noon.
5. Sign up to work at the sale on Fri. Oct. 26 from 9-3 or Sat. Oct. 27 from 9 to noon.
6. Sign up for clean up after the sale on Saturday, October 27 from noon-3PM. (Men are always needed for the clean up)
Please consider helping. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Coleen Clapper at 315-247-9304 or Nancy Putman at 315-635-3433.
Thank you for filling the pantry for our new kitchen ministry! Six meals went out to members of our congregation in the month of September. We are almost ready to open the kitchen ministry to all our members for cooking and baking. We are in need of multiples of the following items in order to completely fill the pantry:
32 Oz. Chicken Broth
16 oz. Frozen Broccoli
Salt & Pepper
A series of Reading the Bible classes/discussions will be held the next few months. You are invited to come to any or all gatherings after worship. The classes are not contingent although they are sequential. Bagels and coffee will be provided and gathering time will be an hour to an hour and a half. Child care will be provided if needed.
Nov. 4 Reading the Bible Part 2- "Using Your Whole Brain" led by Garrett
Dec. 9. Reading the Bible Part 3- "Connecting the Dots" led by Garrett
Apple Pies will be prepared by our youth on November 4 and ready for purchase after worship. Buy a couple for Thanksgiving, for a gift to someone special, or just to enjoy for yourself! $15 per pie! All profits go to the Youth Fund! Order now or take your chances on November 4!
The mission committee has accepted the invitation to be part of the Liverpool chapter of Blessings in a Backpack. This is a group of local Liverpool churches with the singular focus of providing simple healthy food items on school weekends to 200 elementary students at Seymour Dual Language Academy in Syracuse city schools.
For November/December we have been asked to donate
Mac and Cheese Cups (Any Brand)
Let's be part of that vital mission to act in a solidarity with partner Liverpool churches and show how we love our neighbor leading into this school season!
This is the season of peace on our PC USA calendar. We are encouraged to cast off anxiety and fear, discord and division, and embrace God's reconciling mission around the world. As part of the season, PC USA collects a special offering called the Peace and Global Witness Offering.
We keep 37.5% of the collection to decide how we want to advance peacemaking in our local community. Please note checks written for this offering with 'Peace Offering' or 'Peacemaking' in the memo line. We will collect through October.
LFPC has a mighty group of prayer warriors that pray continuously for the needs of our church. If you have a concern that you would like the prayer chain to pray on, contact Leigh Anne, use the prayer box on the home page, or mark "For Prayer Chain" on the prayer card found in the pews. If you would like to join the prayer chain, please contact Leigh Anne.
URGENT: Providing Relief in Sulawesi, Indonesia from the recent earthquake and tsunami. To help, please see the Church World Service website at: https://cwsglobal.org/sulawesi
Hurricane Michael has made landfall as a powerful Category 4 storm, unleashing devastating winds and rain on the Florida panhandle. In North and South Carolina, the wrath and devastation of Hurricane Florence is far from over. Help get families the supplies and support they need to recover in the wake of the storms.
For ways to help see: http://pda.pcusa.org/situation/hurricane-florence or https://cwsglobal.org/2018hurricanes or see the back bulletin boards for how you can make a “Gift of the Heart” disaster assistance kit.
We are still collecting returnable cans and bottles for the preschool. There is a bin downstairs outside of Fellowship Hall to place your donations. Please rinse the cans and bottles out first.
Attend an Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group
Do you feel like you’re all alone? Would you like to learn from others dealing with the same challenges as you? Support groups provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. Join an Alzheimer’s Association support group and learn how the power of your peers can help you navigate your journey. We meet the 2nd Saturday at 11 a.m. at LFPC.
Facilitators: Florence Felt & Skip Collins. For more information, call (315) 472-4201
On Friday mornings this fall, the Zentangle group will continue to meet. Zentangle is an art form where art is immersed with relaxation and focus (zen). Our Zentangle group spends most of its time drawing and laughing. If you would like to learn more, contact Tracie or Leigh Anne.
Protein rich foods with at least 7 grams protein per serving. Items such as beans, canned meats, canned fish, peanut butter.
Fruit and vegetables such as canned vegetables, canned fruit in juice or water (not syrup), 100% juice.
Meets 6:30pm every third Monday of the Month at LFPC. All are welcome. This month's meeting is on Monday October 16th in Fellowship Hall.
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